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Title Bad ma ra khahad bord [videorecording] = The wind will carry us / A New Yorker Films release ; MK2 Productions ; Marin Karmitz et Abbas Kiarostami présentent avec la participation de Centre National de la Cinématographie ; a film by Abbas Kiarostami ; director, Abbas Kiarostami ; screenplay, Abbas Kiarostami ; produced by Marin Karmitz, Abbas Kiarostami.
Published New York : Distributed in the US by New Yorker Video, 2002.
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Description 1 videodisc (ca. 118 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series International cinema
International cinema.
Note All information from subtitles.
Based on an idea by Mahmoud Aydin.
Credits Photography, Mahmoud Kalari ; editor, Abbas Kiarostami ; music, Peyman Yazdanian ; English subtitles, Ian Burley.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1999.
Contents Single tree -- Looking for lost treasure -- Welcome engineer -- Serving tea -- Hold the line -- Two wishes -- Higher ground -- Three uncles -- Back to the hill -- Cat's out of the bag -- Good and evil -- Some fresh milk -- This is useless -- Another call -- Let's be friends again -- Buried alive -- Can you see her? -- Where are my colleagues? -- Fetching the medicine -- End.
Note Special features: Theatrical trailer (2 min.); New Yorker Films [text feature], previews (6 min.).
System Reqs DVD; widescreen presentation, aspect ratio compatible with 16/9 televisions, 4/3 televisions letterboxed.
Cast Behzad Dourani.
Audience Not rated.
Summary A group of men from the city traverse the rural Iranian countryside, looking for the village of Siah Dareh, following directions such as "turn left at the big tree on top of the hill," seemingly lost. The driver, respectfully called "Engineer" by the villagers, is in this remote location to record a funeral ritual that will follow the death of a woman reputed to be more than 100 years old. As he waits and she rallies, he becomes a figure of some amusement in the valley--whenever his cell phone beeps, he charges to higher ground in his Land Rover in order to get proper reception. And as he waits to complete his task, he is transformed from a nosy outsider into a reverent observer, seeing all the transient beauty and eternal wonder of the human experience in one poor, small, rural village.
Awards Winner, 1999 Venice Film Festival: 'CinemAvvenire' Award, Best Film-Abbas Kiarostami; FIPRESCI Prize, International Competition-Abbas Kiarostami; Grand Special Jury Prize-Abbas Kiarostami.
Language In Farsi with optional subtitles in English.
Subject Visitors, Foreign -- Drama.
Death -- Rituals -- Drama.
Women and death -- Drama.
Documentary films -- Production and direction -- Drama.
Iran -- Drama.
Genre Feature films.
Fiction films.
Motion pictures, Iranian.
Motion pictures, French.
Related Names Kiarostami, Abbas, Screenwriter, Director, Producer.
Karmitz, Marin, Producer.
Aydin, Maḥmūd, Creator.
Dūrānī, Bihzād, Actor.
Aydin, Maḥmūd, Cinematographer.
Yazdanian, Peyman, Composer.
New Yorker Films.
MK2 Productions.
Centre national de la cinématographie (France)
New Yorker Video (Firm)
Alternate Title Wind will carry us
ISBN 1567302688
9781567302684
Standard # 717119765248
Publisher # DVD 76502 New Yorker Video
OCLC number 50617778